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Drug Interactions

Rizatriptan can potentially interact with a number of other medicines.
(Click Drug Interactions With Rizatriptan for more information.)

Overdose With Rizatriptan

People who take too much rizatriptan may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fainting
  • Low heart rate (bradycardia)
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Incontinence (inability to control the bladder or bowels)
  • Heart rhythm changes (arrhythmia)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Other heart problems.
If you happen to overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
(Click Maxalt Overdose for more information.)

Storage Methods

Rizatriptan should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. Keep the tablets in an airtight container. Keep the orally disintegrating tablets in their original blister package until you need to use them.
Keep rizatriptan and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Rizatriptan?

Rizatriptan is not intended to be taken on a regular basis. It should be taken only during a migraine headache.

Is There a Generic Version?

The medication is available in generic form (click Generic Maxalt for more information).

Who Makes Rizatriptan?

Rizatriptan is made by Merck & Co.
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